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ST NICHOLAS RC CHURCH

Served by the Vocationist Fathers


CCD – Religious Education

Jesus with children

 

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, our CCD Classes will meet virtually on ZOOM weekly from Saturday, October 17 to December 19. After that period, we will receive instructions from the Archdiocese of Newark on how to move forward. Please call the rectory office if you have any questions. 

 

Our parish Religious Education Program offers faith formation for children not enrolled in a parochial school which consists of class study and preparation for the reception of the sacraments.

It is a moral obligation for Catholic parents to educate their children in the faith. That way they will learn to know, love and serve God. The goal of the parish Religious Education Program is to assist parents in enabling and encouraging students to learn more about and live their faith. In all things, learning to pray, understand the Liturgy, Mass attendance, service to others and love of neighbor is promoted.

Our program provides religious instruction to children from grades 1 to 8. They will receive First Communion on 2nd grade and Confirmation on 8th grade.

Our Catechists are faithful volunteer parishioners who are well prepared to teach religious education. The Catechists attend workshops and seminars annually. They also attend the “Protecting God’s Children” program, as required by the Archdiocese of Newark.

 

Our Catechists:

Mrs. Estefani Rivera – 1st Grade
Mrs. Gina Odorisio – 2nd Grade / First Communion
Ms. Silvia Maresca and Mrs. Anna Maresca – 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade / Assist: Leo Maresca
Sister Emilia Din, S.D.V. – 6th & 7th Grade
Sister Joicy Palatty, S.D.V. – 8th Grade / Confirmation / Assist: Peter Maresca

 

Please register your child/children to the CCD 2020-2021 program.

Download these forms, print and fill out. Mail or bring to the rectory’s office to register your child/ren for CCD. Bring a copy of the child’s Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate, First Communion and Penance Certificates (when it applies).

In case the child has been attending CCD in another parish, please provide documentation of his/her attendance as well.

 

CCD 2020-2021 Registration Form 

Catechetical Digital Policies Permission Form 

Sponsorship Certificate (Confirmation)

The sponsor of each child receiving Confirmation
must provide a Sponsorship Certificate,
signed and sealed by his/her registered parish.